Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
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Historic Preservation

Departmental Advisors:

    Dr. Ted Ligibel
    Program Director
    235 Strong Hall

    Danny J. Bonenberger
    Assistant Professor
    118F Strong Hall

    Nancy Villa Bryk
    Assistant Professor
    229 Strong Hall

How to Apply

There are two ways to receive the Historic Preservation Program application materials: electronically or by mail. If you prefer the mail option, just send us your address and we will send out the packet right away. If you prefer the electronic option, the links below facilitate completion of the application. These links are to the Historic Preservation Program Application, a prospective student letter from the Program Director, and the Program Prospectus, as well as links to the Graduate School application as there are separate applications for the Historic Preservation Program and the Graduate School.

In the meantime you can review our program description online. Also, the Office of Financial Aid's link to financial resources can be found here. The Graduate School's website and online application for Financial Aid are also available online; click on the 'Financial Assistance' link in the 'Apply Online' box.

Historic Preservation Program Application Materials

Program Prospectus (PDF)
Prospective Student Letter(PDF)
Historic Preservation Application(PDF)

Applicants should send the application and essay in one of the following ways:

-Scan and email the application and essay to tligibel@emich.edu
-Fax the application and essay to 734-487-6979 (be sure to direct it to Dr. Ted Ligibel)
-Mail the application and essay to:

Ted J. Ligibel, Ph.D., Director
Historic Preservation Program
Department of Geography and Geology
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

EMU Graduate School Application Materials

You can apply online ($10 less) or download the application form. Downloaded applications, transcripts, and fee should be sent to the address below:

Eastern Michigan University, Office of Admissions
401 Pierce Hall
P.O. Box 970
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Ask A Graduate Assistant

Have a question that is not answered on our website?
Contact one of the program graduate assistants to find the answer.